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Documentary to Follow Pakistan's Young Crusader Malala

  • Reuters

Pakistani girl Malala Yousafzai, who was shot by the Taliban for promoting girls' education (AFP PHOTO / MALALA FUND / AARON KISNER / VITAL VOICES )

Pakistani girl Malala Yousafzai, who was shot by the Taliban for promoting girls' education (AFP PHOTO / MALALA FUND / AARON KISNER / VITAL VOICES )

Malala Yousafzai, the 16-year-old Pakistani girl who was shot in the head and neck by the Taliban last year for demanding education for girls, will be the subject of a documentary film, its producers said on Tuesday.

Davis Guggenheim, who won an Oscar for the 2006 environmental documentary An Inconvenient Truth, starring former U.S. Vice President Al Gore, will direct the yet-to-be-titled documentary that is slated to be released in late 2014.
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